FTA seeks assurances that Forth Bridge will reopen next month


The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January. The closure of the bridge has caused huge financial headaches for many logistics companies, with vehicles forced to take a 50-mile detour via the Kincardine Bridge, which has experienced 11-mile tailbacks at the busiest times. The trade association said it knows of one parcel firm that is reporting additional costs of £11,000 a week for fuel and extra […]